A new mouse study reveals a breakdown in the process that clears brain cells of waste products precedes the buildup of amyloid plaques associated with Alzheimer's disease.
Due to advances in resuscitation and critical care, many people are surviving near-death experiences. Survivors' recalled experiences are not consistent with hallucinations, but instead, follow a specific narrative arc involving perception.
Mouse study reveals "on-off switch" nerve cells for male mating and aggression in the amygdala. MPN signaling cells in the amygdala that communicate with the hypothalamus are associated with reproductive behavior, and VMHvL signaling cells play a critical role in aggression.
Early life stress alone impairs hippocampal development. Stress, in addition to maternal mistreatment within the first few weeks of life, also hinders amygdala development.
Migraine sufferers reported a decrease in the frequency of attacks, as well as improvement in anxiety and depression symptoms, following participating in progressive muscle relaxation therapy via the RELAXaHEAD smartphone app.
A new study challenges the assumption of many scientists, that the most active neurons involved in complex activity are also the most important in controlling behavior.
A new study reveals a non-invasive method of brain stimulation may help to reduce fatigue in Multiple Sclerosis patients.